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the Don family who reided in Arad in Transylvania before world war I

My late father in law was born in Arad around 1905-1906. His last name was DON. This is not a Hungarian name, although he was. I believe it is the name of a river in Russia. I am trying to do ...
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Looking for birth records in what was Oppeln, Germany?

My mother's parents' names were Wawrzysniec and Anna Klak. Their children were born between 1923 and 1941. I am unable to locate any birth record for their children from Grudschütz (Gruden 1939-1945)...
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Contacting AncestryDNA match?

I have a match on Ancestry.com with someone who I believe is a nephew who was given up for adoption. I sent 3 messages through Ancestry.com but no response. Do you know of any other way to contact ...
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Reading information from US Soldier Index Card?

I have finally found a document from an ancestor, Gustav (Adolf) Neumann, see attached image, from the fold3 website when it was free to use for everyone for one day recently. As I am new to US-based ...
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What it means my cousin hesitates to talk to me in front of her friends and talked to me later normally after we met 30 mins later. Did she ignore me? [on hold]

Here you will find full details. A long time ago I had a crush on her and I thought she had on me. So when I stepped more further She told her parents that I was disturbing her. She told me not to ...
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perplexed about half-sibling

My sister and I have a perplexing situation. She believed a family friend to be a half brother, so they got a test at Biogene DNA. It states: "Based on the results of the analysis obtained from the ...
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Pauline Fromm my Great Great Grandma [closed]

I believe that she eloped from German with English man called Hirst! She then went to New Zealand
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Did my potential ancestor lie about his wife dying so that he could marry again?

I am researching my 2x great-grandmother. Her life has been quite the mystery. Ann Norah O'Brien Birth ABT 1860 • England Death 16 JAN 1923 • Exeter, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom She married ...
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What email address is used to ask about my Prussian grandfather who was captured by the Russians in Stettin, Pomerania in 1945?

What language should be used to contact the Russian organization. I know the 5 page answer will be in Russian. I do not know Russian but I could use Google Translate. I would like to know when and ...
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Looking for info on Francesco Porrini grandfather born in Italy late 1800s [closed]

Does anyone have info regarding Francesco Porrini born in late 1800s in Como region of Italy
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What is the parenthetical phrase in this Irish baptism record?

In Ancestry's "Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915" record set there is a baptism in Birr, Offaly on 15 May 1856: Mary Henry Moore Margt Gillece Sp: (per pr??) John & Bridget ...
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Historical Census and Authenticity

I am wondering if anyone knows of cases of where a household might have claimed a member even if they did not live there? For example, I am looking at an individual in New Hampshire in 1850, but there ...
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Stacking DNA and trees?

Is there a software program i can download that i can then input every family members DNA into and also my heritage and ancestry tree into to create a combined one? One that can show me duplicates, ...
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Ancestor born in Bristol City workhouse?

My 2x great-grandmother's life has been quite a mystery. Ann Norah O'Brien Birth ABT 1860 • England Death 16 JAN 1923 • Exeter, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom She went by the name Norah O'...
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Seeking parents of Friedrich Loehr who was born in 1644?

I am looking for the parents of Friedrich Loehr. Born in 1644. I cannot find any info for them. I know he had a son with the same name and he was born in 1692. I found all of the info on the Family ...
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Renaming Family when people have not thought of others as part of their Family?

Some (most) Family Tree software uses the term Family regularly in reports and display. An example is Family Historian with Family Work Sheet and Family of Individual. I have people who are not happy ...
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Seeking Family Tree Software with Photo Integration that tags faces of people?

I have done a bit of research on various family tree makers but some can be pricey and I would hate to spend the money on something to find out it does not work how I want. Is there a family tree ...
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Understanding relationship to Kings and Queens? [duplicate]

On we're related and ancestry linked app it states I'm related to numerous kings and queens. On this specific one it states hes my 1st cousin 12th removed. I was under the impression that 1st ...
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Seeking pre-1825 birth/baptism record in Prussia for George Fesch?

I am seeking a birth/baptism for George Fesch who was probably born prior to 1825 in Prussia, possibly in Cassel Hesse. I have not found a marriage record for George but his son Augustus Otto was ...
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The Percent Of Each Of My Races [duplicate]

Like if my Mom is 50% Black and 50% Portuguese and my Dad is 100% Mexican(Hispanic/Latino) What would be the percentage of each race? What percentage of me is Black? What percentage of me is Mexican?...
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Removing options from name “Origin” field of Gramps?

Gramps offers a bit of a "stealth" way to add options to its dropdown lists. I've accidentally added "Suffix" data to the "Origin" field on the person page that I'd like to remove. I see the option ...
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Testing siblings DNA to determine full siblings? [duplicate]

I have done a sibling DNA test to determine if my children are full siblings or not. There was a possibility that my eldest daughter could have been her father's brother’s and not actually his. I ...
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Reading place-names in 1906 Denmark Census image?

This question has been split off from Reading religion column in 1906 Denmark Census image? Can anyone assist me to finish off reading the details of this 1906 Danish census? The image is from ...
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Reading occupation in 1906 Denmark Census image?

This question has been split off from Reading place names in 1906 Denmark Census image? Can anyone assist me to finish off reading the details of this 1906 Danish census? The image is from ...
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Determining if 1,814cM match from AncestryDNA is Half Sibling?

My son recently had a match come up as close family the match is male and 1814cm. His only living grandfather is already in our tree at 1857cm. All other grandparents are deceased and have never ...
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Reading religion column in 1906 Denmark Census image?

For ease of answering I have split this question into 3 separate questions. Can anyone assist me to finish off reading the details of this 1906 Danish census? The image is from FamilySearch who cite ...
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Seeking birthplace of William Kruse, b 1899

Seeking birth place of William Kruse, Father, born 1899, Hanover Area, served in the Imperial Army in WW1, and was wounded in mustard gas attack. The Kruse family owned a large farm in Hanover area ...
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Seeking software to help triangulate segment DNA matches?

Every time I have a significant group of DNA segment matches, I enter their entire genealogical tree into my family database. Then I need to compare each of these family trees with each of these ...
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Seeking information about Immigration to America from Austria?

My Great Grandfather, Joseph F. Kohl was born in Austria in 1860, sometime in his life he moved to America where his wife Vincencia Puhair gave birth to their child Frank James Kohl. I was wondering ...
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What does Mother Late Spinster mean on Baptism?

Looking at a Baptism transcript I came across this: Mother Late Spinster Does it mean she is married or that her husband has died (which would be a worry as she has had 8 children since then!)
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Tracing family tree if grandparents moved to UK from Pakistan?

I have lived in the uk all my life and I want to trace my family tree back as far as possible. However, my father came to the uk from a place called Swat valley in north west Pakistan and his family ...
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Finding where Dobhal family came from in Karnataka?

I am from an Indian family - Dobhal's. Who live in Uttarakhand, India. I'm curious about knowing our real origin, I've read in a few books that the Dobhal family consists of people who migrated from ...
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Proper way to record mother's maiden name in Gramps 5?

It's not clear to me how both surnames should be entered for women who took their husbands surname when they married. On some genealogy websites I often see married women's names displayed in the ...
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Seeking unknown History to German soldier [duplicate]

Who can help me find Franz Hauser service in the German Army? He was born in 1924. Sent to the eastern front, wounded and transferred to a hospital at Dombås in Norway where he fell in love with a ...
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Finding 1845 birth/baptism record for Augustus Otto Fesch in Prussia?

How do I trace the birth or baptism record of Augustus Otto Fesch B 10 April 1845 in Cassel in the Electorate of Hesse Prussia?
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Where can I find more detailed prison records - Stroud, England?

My great-grandmother was an illegitimate child and it's not clear if the man her mother later married is her father or not. Winifred Lyida O'Brien BIRTH 30 OCT 1896 • Stroud, Gloucestershire, ...
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Difficulty providing a saliva sample for DNA testing [duplicate]

I find it difficult for medical reasons to generate the spit needed to do a genealogy DNA test. What are my options?
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Would a Half aunt share x-dna with her father's granddaughter?

Would a half aunt share x-dna with her father's granddaughter? The situation is simple, but we are missing a link somewhere. The two match at 1160cM, however one is in her 60's, the other in her 30's,...
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Are the Shoreditch Board of Guardians records for St. Leonards Workhouse online anywhere?

I'm trying to find information on someone who was born in October 1910 at 204 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch (London, UK) which I have come to learn was the St. Leonards workhouse and hospital. The short ...
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Identification of an old postcard

A question quite very similar to this one. I have an old postcard, probably around WW2 era, probably sent from Germany. Unfortunately this postcard is empty when it comes to handwriting or otherwise ...
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Great grandfather adoption in 1860 in illinois

My great grandfather William Frederick Bancroft was adopted by Charles L Bancroft in 1860 apparently the year William was born. I heard he was left on the door step of an orphanage but not sure that ...
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Does George B Sperry logo on fold case for photos indicate photographer or case manufacturer?

I've got a married couple in two portrait photos inside a folding case measuring 7.25 x 9.25 inches that was taken in approximately 1940. On the back outside lower right corner is this logo: Is ...
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Translating column headings in Hungarian marriage register (from Slovakia)?

Can anyone tell me the language used and/or translation to English of the Column headings in this Slovak Marriage register: Additional Info: for those interested here is the Link, while some of the ...
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How many years back are these Gedmatch European matches?

I got many matches on the Gedmatch website that are from the same heritage background (Irish/English/Dutch/German/Spanish/French). The total cM of shared DNA runs from 10 to 32 cM. The most common ...
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Why is my ancestor missing from the New GRO Index - England?

I found my 2x great-grandmother on the 1901 and 1911 censuses. Norah O'Brien Abt 1861 or 1866 St Albans 1901 census https://www.ancestry.ca/sharing/16562936?h=72ff1d&utm_campaign=bandido-...
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How do I record a Repository from one Agency but different sections?

I have obtained: Birth and Death Certificates from Queensland Birth, death and marriage certificates, https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/birth-death-and-marriage-...
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When did FOX CO make photographs of this style?

I've got a photo I'd like to try and date: See the edge which has a pattern and "FOX CO" in the corner: When was this style photograph produced by the "FOX CO"?
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Creating a phased DNA kit using grandparents' kits?

I was lucky in that I was able to DNA test both paternal grandparents, as well as my maternal grandmother before she died last year. I have also tested my mother, but unfortunately my other ...
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Approximate Date of this early 20th century photo?

Here is the photo: I'm guessing it is around 1915, but wondering if there are clues in the photo to date it better? The photo measures 3.25" x 3.875" and is probably taken in Texas. Does the ...
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How is it that Family Photos appear on Postcards?

I'm going through a photo album with photos that appear to range starting from 1915. It includes a lot of postcards, which I thought were stock photos, but now I find one that is identified as family ...

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